Bill Frisell Bibliography
American Blood/Safety in Numbers-Jon Andrews. Down Beat, Feb 1996 v63 n2 p46(1)

The unpredictable world of Bill Frisell-Matt Resnicoff. Guitar Player, Jan 1996 v30 n1 p81(4)

Live-Josef Woodard. Entertainment Weekly, Oct 27, 1995 n298 p95 lo

Umbria Jazz '95.(Perugia, Italy)Down Beat, Oct 1995 v62 n10 p69(1)

LA Philharmonic New Music: Mackey 'Deal'-Richard S. Ginell. American Record Guide, Sept-Oct 1995 v58 n5 p59(1)

Go West-Frank-John Hadley. Down Beat, June 1995 v62 n6 p45(2)

The High Sign/One Week-Frank-John Hadley. Down Beat, June 1995 v62 n6 p45(2)

Just so Happens-Jon Andrews. Down Beat, Feb 1995 v62 n2 p40(2)

This Land-Suzanne McElfresh. Down Beat, August 1994 v61 n8 p38(1)

Radio-John Ephland. Down Beat, May 1994 v61 n5 p48(2)

Absinthe-John Ephland. Down Beat, May 1994 v61 n5 p48(2)

Have a Little Faith-Joe Gore. Guitar Player, June 1993 v27 n6 p21

Music-Gene Santoro. The Nation, April 2, 1988 v246 n13 p474(3)

Rambler-Eric Levin. People Weekly, Sept 16, 1985 v23 p38(1)American Blood/Safety in Numbers-Jon Andrews. Down Beat, Feb 1996 v63 n2 p46(1)

The unpredictable world of Bill Frisell-Matt Resnicoff. Guitar Player, Jan 1996 v30 n1 p81(4)

Live-Josef Woodard. Entertainment Weekly, Oct 27, 1995 n298 p95

Umbria Jazz '95.(Perugia, Italy)Down Beat, Oct 1995 v62 n10 p69(1)

LA Philharmonic New Music: Mackey 'Deal'-Richard S. Ginell. American Record Guide, Sept-Oct 1995 v58 n5 p59(1)

Go West-Frank-John Hadley. Down Beat, June 1995 v62 n6 p45(2)

The High Sign/One Week-Frank-John Hadley. Down Beat, June 1995 v62 n6 p45(2)

Just so Happens-Jon Andrews. Down Beat, Feb 1995 v62 n2 p40(2)

This Land-Suzanne McElfresh. Down Beat, August 1994 v61 n8 p38(1)

Radio-John Ephland. Down Beat, May 1994 v61 n5 p48(2)

Absinthe-John Ephland. Down Beat, May 1994 v61 n5 p48(2)

Have a Little Faith-Joe Gore. Guitar Player, June 1993 v27 n6 p21

Music-Gene Santoro. The Nation, April 2, 1988 v246 n13 p474(3)

Rambler-Eric Levin. People Weekly, Sept 16, 1985 v23 p38(1)
Reunion-AL. Guitar Player, July 2001 v35 i7 p139

Blues Dream-John Ephland. Down Beat, May 2001 v68 i5 p61.

Visiting the Folks-Gene Santoro. The Nation, April 16, 2001 v272 i15 p32

Quartet of guitar gods-Sean Piccoli. Knight-Ridder/Tribune News Service April 3, 2001 pK817

Blues Dream-Jon Young. Mother Jones, March 2001 v26 i2 p73

Bill Frisell-Darrin Fox. Guitar Player, August 2000 v34 i8 p33

Hall Tribute: Dialogue Among Equals-Andrew Gilbert. Down Beat, June 2000 v67 i6 p58

Ghost Town-James Hale. Down Beat, June 2000 v67 i6 p69

Ghost Town-DF. Guitar Player, June 2000 v34 i6 p129

Mike Stern-Darrin Fox. Guitar Player, March 2000 v34 i3 p35

Introvert Meets Extrovert-Dan Ouellette. Down Beat, Feb 2000 v67 i2 p34

SCREAMS AND WHISPERS-John Ephland. Down Beat, Jan 2000 v67 i1 p24

Romance With The Unseen-John Corbett. Down Beat, Dec 1999 v66 i12 p64

The Sweetest Punch-John Corbett. Down Beat, Nov 1999 v66 i11 p57

Good Dog, Happy Man-Jon Andrews. Down Beat, Nov 1999 v66 i11 p62
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Post Modern Americania-Adam Levy. Guitar Player, Sept 1999 v33 i9 p66

Songs We Know.Will Smith. Down Beat, Jan 1999 v66 i1 p58(1)

Fred Hersh and Bill Frisell- Steve Futterman. Entertainment Weekly, Sept 18, 1998 n450 p88(1)

Bill Frisell: Jazz Album of the Year-Dan Ouellette. Down Beat, August 1998 v65 n8 p52(3)

Gone, Just Like a Train- Jon Andrews. Down Beat, April 1998 v65 n4 p48(1)

Festival International de Jazz de Montreal-Michael Bourne/Ed Enright. Down Beat, Oct 1997 v64 n10 p67(1)

Nashville-John Ephland. Down Beat, August 1997 v64 n8 p48(2)

Woman's Day-Dan Ouelette. Down Beat, July 1997 v64 n7 p52(2)

Nashville-Entertainment Weekly, May 30, 1997 n381 p73(1)

Angel Song-John Ephland. Down Beat, April 1997 v64 n4 p48(2)

Angel Song-Entertainment Weekly, Feb 14, 1997 n366 p63

Falling Off the Roof-John Ephland. Down Beat, Jan 1997 v64 n1 p45(1)

The Subtle Body-Joe Gore. Guitar Player, Sep 1996 v30 n9 p104(2)

Quartet-John Corbett. Down Beat, August 1996 v63 n8 p55(2)

Sharp New America-Richard Cook. New Statesman (1996), July 12, 1996 v125 n4292 p39(1).

Bill Frisell: reckless introvert-Dan Ouellette. Down Beat, April 1996 v63 n4 p16(5)

Worlds-Zan Stewart. Down Beat, April 1996 v63 n4 p48(2)

Live-Jon Andrews. Down Beat, Feb 1996 v63 n2 p46(1)
Bill Frisell's Toothpaste Guitar: Oozing through Cracks in Time by Chip Stern. Musician Magazine. July, 1983. p. 82.
Profile: Bill Frisell by R. Summers. Downbeat Magazine. February, 1984. pp. 46-7.
Waxing On: Legato legacy Downbeat Magazine January 1985. pp. 37 - 39.
ECM's Lyrical 'House Guitarist' by Josef Woodard. Guitar Player. April, 1985. pp. 45-9.
Swing shift: dark shadows. by R.J. Smith. Village Voice. February 4th, 1986. p. 76.
Bill Frisell: In Search of the Lost Chord And Other Sound Effects by Howard Mandel. Downbeat Magazine. April, 1986. pp. 19-21, 61.
Tim Berne - Bill Frisell by W. Gratzer. Jazz Podium. May 1986. p. 24.
Henry Kaiser and Bill Frisell: Truth Or Consequences by Dan Forte. Guitar Player, 20 (6) June 1986, pp. 98,100-103 (Discusses the making of Truth Or Consequences, the GP Soundpage #21, including a block diagram of thecomposition).
A shy guy with a guitar by Brian Morton.The Wire No. 36. February, 1987, pp. 10-11, 58.
Blindfold Test by Gene Santoro. Downbeat Magazine. April 1987. p. 53.
Marc Johnson's Bass Desires by R. Geisenhanslueke. Jazz Podium April 1987. pp. 22-23.
Frisell bringing guitar wizardry to Walker by Tom Surowicz. Minneapolis Star Tribune. January 9, 1988.
Bill Frisell: The New Faces by A. Jones.Coda. Apr-May 1988. pp. 14 - 16.
Six-strings for six (Lookout for Hope) by K. Whitehead. Downbeat magazine June 1988. p. 30.
Avantgarde im Arri by J. Suess. Jazz Podium. November 1988. p. 39.
Festival international de Musicque actuelle de Victoriaville by M Chenard. Jazz Podium December 1988. pp. 52-53.
A Jazz Guitarist Stands Alone in Class of Sidemen by Tom Moon. The Philadelphia Inquirer. January 23, 1989.
Bill Frisell by Gene Santoro. Taxi Magazine. May, 1989. p. 33.
Avant Gardean Angel by Gene Santoro. Guitar World. Vol 10, No. 5. May, 1989. pp. 75-78, 121-122.
Guitars&Scatterations by John Diliberto. Downbeat Magazine. May 1989, pp. 17-19.
Bill Frisell's solo on Evidence: a guitar transcription by Joe Dennison. Downbeat Magazine. May 1989. pp. 56-57.
Stargastspiel zum 35jaehrigen Jubilaeum des Nuernberger Jazz-Studio: Bill Frisell-Hank Roberts by B. Ogan. Jazz Podium June 1989. p. 33.
He who hesitates... by Jonathan Coe.The Wire No. 65 July, 1989, pp. 36-39.
Bill Frisell: a shy guitar eclectic stages a quiet revolution by T. Moon. Musician Magazine July 1989. p. 92.
...gelegentlich auch Jazz: 18.Internationales New Jazz Festival Moers by P.N. Wilson. NZ; July -August 1989. p. 58.
Jazz Special: Monk's young by Gene Santoro. Village Voice August 29, 1989. p. J19.
Frisell: le souffle dans les cordes by G. Rouy. Jazz Magazine.September 1989. p. 33.
Success will never spoil Bill Frisell by J. Woodward. Jazz Times September 1989. p. 9+.
Bill Frisell's Progress In Music's Avant-Garde by Peter Watrous. New York Times. May 25, 1990. p. C14.
Future frets: a survey (interview) by G. P. Chapin. Ear Magazine April 1990. pp. 26-31.
Frisell entre les sept (blindfold test) by D. Michel and F. Goaty. Jazz Magazine. June 1990. pp. 62-63.
Bill Frisell - Sonic sculptor carves a new niche by Bill Milkowski. Guitar Player, vol. 24 (12) December, 1990. pp. 44-46, 48, 50, 52, 133.
Talent in Action Billboard Magazine December 8, 1990. p. 41.
John Abercrombie, Bill Frisell, John McLaughlin by H. Kumpf. Jazz Podium June 1991. p. 40.
Pourquoi ils aiment Bill Frisell by P. Deschepper and others. Jazz magazine October 1991. pp. 28 - 31.
Bill Frisell by Andy Widders-Ellis. Guitar Player. 26 (1) January 1992, pp. 52-53
No Semi, No Roadies, No Set List by Howard Mandel. Downbeat Magazine. March, 1992. pp. 20-24.
Bill Frisell lyssnar, blandar och ger by C. Bergstroem. Orkester Journalen March 1992. p. 41-2.
Live! (Johnny D's , Somerville, MA) Jazz Times n6 1992. p. 60.
Let's get lost - Touring the harmonic backroads with Bill Frisell by Joe Gore. Guitar Player 26 (7) July, 1992, pp. 62-64, 66.
Bill Frisell  John Scofield - a meeting of spontaneous minds by James Rotondi. Guitar Player, vol. 26 (7) July, 1992, pp. 54-56, 58-60.
Mingus Meditations: Hal Willner's Weird Nightmare by Larry Birnbaum. Downbeat Magazine. October, 1992. pp. 30-33.
Paul Motian (Hyeres) by L. Giraudo. Jazz Magazine Oct 1992. p. 16.
Bill Frisell et Egberto Gismonti au Theatre de la Ville by D. Ribouillault. Guitare n41:10 1992.
Bill Frisell (interview) by A. Schmitz. Jazz Podium. December 1992. pp. 3-6+.
Observations (Victoriaville Festival 1992) by M. Rosenstein. Cadence Dec 1992. pp. 21-4+
Bill is god by Kenny Mathieson. The Wire, No. 108 February, 1993, pp. 26-28.
The 100 greatest guitarists of the 20th Century Musician magazine Feb 1993. p. 53.
Reve refrigere by J.L. Cornolli. Jazz magazine Mar 1993. p. 29-30.
Frisell (interview) by F. Goaty. Jazz Magazine March 1993. pp. 27-8.
Bill Frisell: Faith, chops, hilarity by Rick Batey. Guitarist. 9 (10) April 1993, pp. 74-75,77-78,80.
Bill Frisell: the whole picture by Bill Milkowski. Jazz Times n4 1993. p. 35-6
Blindfold test by Dan Ouellete. Downbeat Magazine May 1993. p. 48.
Fr, Fr, Frisell: Gedanken zur Musik von Bill Frisell by J. Arndt.& Jazz Podium May 1993. p. 5-7+
Jazz '93: God is in the gestures by B. Ratliff. Village Voice. Nov 23 1993. p J7.
Eclectic Composer Gives Buster Keaton A Modern Voice by Peter Watrous. New York Times February 24, 1994. p. C13.
Sco  Billy the Kid by F. Goaty.Jazz Magazine May 1994. p. 8-9.
En spjuver paa klarinett by L. Seger. Orkester Journalen May 1994. p. 14.
Fri konversation by J. Scherwin. Musik (Sweden) September 1994. p. 11.
Bill Frisell by Tony Herrington. The Wire, No. 129 November, 1994, p. 14.
Bill Frisell: stumfilmskompositoer by J. Schwerin. Musik (Sweden)January 1995. p. 16-18.
Bill Frisell: flashbacks sans cinema by F. Goaty. Jazz Magazine March 1995. p. 22-4.
Bill Frisell: La premiere seance (interview) by R. Grosman. Jazz Hot March 1995. p. 54-5.
Les rencontres du samedi soir sur Europe 1: Morceaux choisis by J.M. Proust. Jazz Magazine March 1995. p. 81.
Keaton Shoots, Frisell Scores by F. Bouchard. Downbeat Magazine April 1995. p. 14.
Frisell en ecre by U. Umberto. Jazz Magazine June 1995. p. 5.
Lee Townsend - the passion of improvisation by Joe Gore. Guitar Player, vol. 29 (7) July, 1995, pp. 67-68.
Observations: Victoriaville Festival 1995 by M. Rosenstein. Cadence July 1995. p. 36-38.
Victoriaville: XIIe Festival international de musique actuelle, du 18 au 22 mai by J. Woodward. Jazz Hot September 1995. p. 19.
Free radical: the unpredictable world of Bill Frisell (interview) by Matt Resnicoff. Guitar Player January 1996. p. 81-4.
Bill Frisell: Reckless introvert by Dan Ouellette. Downbeat Magazine, vol. 63 (4) April, 1996, pp. 16-20.
Jazz guitarist Frisell forms foursome for Nonesuch set by J. Macnie. Billboard Magazine. April 13, 1996. p. 12+
44th annual DB critics poll: And the winners are... Downbeat Magazine. August 1996. p. 32.
Mise en sons: Bill Frisell by S. Ollivier. Jazz Magazine. November, 1996. p. 28.
The dirty thirty - guitar's most subversive terrorists, tweakers  troublemakers by J. Rotondi and others. Guitar Player Jan 1997. p. 45-6.
Phrase shifters - Wring out the ring by Bill Frisell. Guitar Player, vol. 31 (1) January, 1997, p.76.
Blue notes: Freewheeling Bill Frisell give Nashville a nod by J. Macnie. Billboard Magazine. April 12, 1997.p. 29-30.
On the road to Bill Frisell by William Stephenson. Jazziz, vol. 14 (5) May, 1997, pp. 40-45 (Cover drawn by Bill, full page review of Kenny Wheeler's Angel Song, p. 66).
Flirting with bluegrass by Myrna Petlicki. Pioneer Press/ Diversions. (Summer 97) (Chicago area)
;A jazzman in Nashville - the new acoustic adventures of Bill Frisell by Dan Ouellette. Acoustic Guitar, No. 57 September, 1997, pp. 66-67, 70-73, 89-90 (transcription of Brother pp. 68-69)
Joe Lovano: Making History by Howard Mandel. Downbeat Magazine. January 1998. pp. 17-21
Bill Frisell: Mystery to Yearn For by Andrew Bartlett. Earshot Jazz, Vol. 14, No. 3. March, 1998. pp. 1, 6-7. (Seattle area)
For Frisell, innovation can mean reaching beyond jazz circles by Roberta Penn. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, March 27, 1998. p. 8.
Bill Frisell: From the Far Side, Inside and Out by H. Phillips Hoffman. Music From the Four corners. Spring 1998. pp. 4-5 (Borders Books Free Publication)
Lee Townsend's Latest Project by H. Phillips Hoffman.Music From the Four corners. Spring 1998. pp. 6-7. (Borders Books Free Publication)
Jazz Album Of The Year (Nashville) by Dan Ouellette. Downbeat Magazine. August 1998. pp. 52-54.
eXPAnding the universe (the GREY AREA) SCOFIELD  FRISELL by Josef Woodard.Downbeat Magazine. pp. 36-39.
Tim Berne. Bill Frisell. Hank Roberts. by Gene Santoro. The Nation. April 2, 1988. p. 474-6.
Todos Santos by Gene Santoro. Downbeat Magazine. May 1989. p. 31.
Is That You? by Chip Stern. Musician. September 1990. p. 117.
This Land by Suzanne McElfresh. Downbeat Magazine. August 1994. p. 38.
Just So Happens by Jon Andrews. Downbeat Magazine. February 1995. pp. 40-41.
Fascination by Bill Milkowski. Downbeat Magazine. May 1995. pp. 48-49.
Music For Six Musicians by Jon Andrews. Downbeat Magazine. June 1995. p. 48.
Quartet by John Corbett. Downbeat Magazine. August 1996. pp. 55-56.
Discs of destiny - Where in the World? Guitar Player, p. 105. January, 1997.
Falling Off The Roof by John Ephland. Downbeat Magazine. January 1997. p. 45.
Angel Song by John Ephland. Downbeat Magazine. April 1997. p. 48.
Guitarist Frisell takes step back by Howard Reich. Chicago Tribune. (Summer 97)
Nashville; by John Ephland. Downbeat Magazine. August 1997. pp. 48-49.
Screentest: The Guitar Artistry of Bill Frisell by C. Berg. Jazz Times. p. 69-70. n8 1997.
Video Critique: The Guitar Artistry of Bill Frisell Cadence p. 40. September 1997.
The Sound Of Summer Running by Jim Macnie. Downbeat Magazine. March 1998. p. 48.
Down Home by Jim Macnie. Downbeat Magazine. April 1998. pp. 42-43.
Gone, Just Like A Train by Jon Andrews. Downbeat Magazine. April 1998. p. 48.
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